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News and Media

AIID main works Expressions of Interest open

18 June 2024
The University of Melbourne is inviting Respondents to submit a formal Expression of Interest (EOI) to undertake the Main Works design and construction of the AIID under a Novate Design and Construct contract.

AIID Event, 3 July: How can international law better prepare us for health emergencies?

17 June 2024
Leading experts across global health disciplines including Australia’s Ambassador for Global Health, Dr Lucas de Toca, will explore what the COVID-19 experience, and its aftermath, have taught us about the possibilities and limits of international law. Click through to register.

AIID Facility Update – June 2024

14 June 2024
The past few months have seen significant progress made on the detailed design of the AIID facility, as we prepare to tender for the main works contract.

Committee for Melbourne honours AIID Co-Chair Prof James McCluskey

17 May 2024
The Committee for Melbourne has awarded its prestigious Melbourne Achiever Award to University of Melbourne Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Australian Institute For Infectious Disease Co-Chair Professor James McCluskey AO.

An evening with Anders Nordström

14 May 2024
Watch the recording of former Swedish Global Health Ambassador Anders Nordström delivering a key-note speech to a captive audience at the Doherty Institute Auditorium on Friday 26 April.

AIID Facility Update – April 2024

22 April 2024
Early and enabling works have continued on the AIID building site through March and April ahead of building demolition.

Sustainability in action on AIID early works

22 April 2024
Kane Constructions has engaged Indigenous owned and run company Project Net Zero to strip furniture and fittings from the existing buildings on the AIID site.  

AIID Event, 26 April: An Evening with Anders Nordström

27 March 2024
The Australian Institute for Infectious Disease (AIID) extends an open invite to a special evening with former Swedish Ambassador for Global Health, Anders Nordstörm on Friday April 26, 5:30-7pm at the Doherty Institute Auditorium.

Doherty Institute launches purpose-built human challenge trials facility

25 March 2024
Australia’s first clinical trial facility specifically commissioned to deliver human challenge trials, Doherty Clinical Trials Ltd, was launched today in East Melbourne.

Geoffrey Cumming recognised as Fellow of the University of Melbourne

23 March 2024
In August 2022, Mr Cumming and his wife, Anna, gifted $250 million to the Doherty Institute at the University of Melbourne to establish the Cumming Global Centre for Pandemic Therapeutics within the Australian Institute for Infectious Disease.